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Clarksville Police Department Saturation Patrol Statistics from March 22nd-23rd, 2013

 

Clarksville Police DepartmentClarksville, TN – The Clarksville Police Department conducted impaired driving saturation patrols March 22nd and 23rd, 2013 partially funded by the Governor’s Highway Safety Office .

During this time, there were 119 vehicles stopped and 145 charges issued.

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

Clarksville Police saturation patrol. (Photo by CPD-Jim Knoll)

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Fort Campbell’s 1st Brigade Combat Team clears the way for a safer future

 

Written by U.S. Army 1st Lt. Lisa Maginot
1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Public Affairs

BastogneFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Jalalabad, Afghanistan – Coalition Forces in eastern Afghanistan can drive the roads with a little more confidence when route clearance patrols are on the job.

Alpha Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Route Clearance Package 77, conducts route clearance patrols along high traffic routes, nearly every day, in order to mitigate risks for fellow Soldiers and Coalition Forces in Afghanistan.

U.S. Army Soldiers from Route Clearance Package 77, Alpha Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), clear the roads in eastern Afghanistan to help ensure safe travel for civilians and Coalition Forces. (Courtesy photo by U.S. Army 1st Lt. Lisa Maginot, Task Force 426 UPAR)

U.S. Army Soldiers from Route Clearance Package 77, Alpha Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), clear the roads in eastern Afghanistan to help ensure safe travel for civilians and Coalition Forces. (Courtesy photo by U.S. Army 1st Lt. Lisa Maginot, Task Force 426 UPAR)

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Austin Peay State University’s Chantelle Grey earns OVC Female Track Athlete of the Week

 

Ohio Valley ConferenceBrentwood, TN – Senior Chantelle Grey, of the Austin Peay State University women’s track and field team, has been named Ohio Valley Conference Female Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week.

Grey’s 2:09.03 mark at Saturday’s Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational won the 800m event, her season’s third victory. The Missoula, MT, native ranks first in the OVC in the event, sixth in the NCAA East Region and 10th nationally.

APSU Women's Track and Field's Chantelle Grey. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

APSU Women’s Track and Field’s Chantelle Grey. (Courtesy: Brittney Sparn/APSU Sports Information)

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American Heart Association says Heart-healthy lifestyle also reduces cancer risk

 

Meeting six or seven of the health factors can cut cancer risk in half.

American Heart AssociationDallas, TX – Following the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple 7 steps to reduce your risk for heart disease can also help prevent cancer, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.

“We were gratified to know adherence to the Life’s Simple 7 goals was also associated with reduced incidence of cancer,” said Laura J. Rasmussen-Torvik, an assistant professor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago and lead author of the study. “This can help health professionals provide a clear, consistent message about the most important things people can do to protect their health and lower their overall risk for chronic diseases.” «Read the rest of this article»

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NASA’s MAVEN mission to study Mars upper atomosphere

 

Written by Claire De Saravia
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

NASA - National Aeronautics and Space AdministrationGreenbelt, MD – When the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) mission begins its journey to the Red Planet in 2013, it will carry a sensitive magnetic-field instrument built and tested by a team at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD.

Scheduled for launch in late 2013, MAVEN will be the first mission devoted to understanding the Martian upper atmosphere.

The goal of MAVEN is to determine the history of the loss of atmospheric gases to space through time, providing answers about Mars’ climate evolution.

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APSU Governors Baseball falls to Mississippi State Bulldogs

 

APSU Sports: Austin Peay Baseball

Austin Peay State University GovernorsStarkville, MS – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team saw an upset opportunity melt away in the late innings of a 13-5 loss to nationally-ranked Mississippi State, Tuesday, at Dudy Noble Field.

APSU Junior outfielder Rolando Gautier posted his second consecutive three-hit outing, finishing 3-for-4 against Mississippi State. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Junior outfielder Rolando Gautier posted his second consecutive three-hit outing, finishing 3-for-4 against Mississippi State. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Manna Café Ministries Food Drive this week

 

Manna Café MinistriesClarksville, TN – Manna Café Ministries’ “Manna Madness” is winding down. There are just have a few days left to make this the best March ever. They will be at Sams Club Thursday and Friday doing a food drive.

Don’t forget “Pack The Bus” Friday at B.A. Wolfe Powersports on Wilma Rudolph Boulevard next to Furnish 123. Their goal is to fill the bus with food donations and their food truck will be cooking up some food for donations as well.

So come out Friday and help them close out March with a bang.

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Austin Peay State University Football begins spring practice under new head coach

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – New APSU head coach Kirby Cannon took his football team to Governor’s Stadium for the first day of spring practice today, thus beginning another chapter in Austin Peay football. The weather was brisk, but the squad looked like they were excited to be on the field, as Cannon started laying the groundwork for what hopes to be a winning program.

APSU Head Coach Kirby Cannon first day of spring practice.

APSU Head Coach Kirby Cannon first day of spring practice.

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Rotary Park Spring Fling to be held April 6th

 

2013 Friends of Rotary Park Spring FlingClarksville, TN – Friends of Rotary Park, D.J. Ray Entertainment and Gateway Tire and Service will be hosting Spring Fling at Rotary Park on April 6th from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

There will be activities for the whole family. Horseshoe and Washer Pits, Crayon and Play-Doh Stations, Bouncy Houses, Sand Volleyball, Pool Noodle Activity Games, Food and Music. There will be a drawing for a $200.00 gift certificate from Gateway Tire and Service.

All proceeds go right back into Rotary Park in playground renovations and hiking trail improvements.

For more information about the Friends of Rotary Park visit their website at www.friendsofrotarypark.weebly.com

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APSU Governors Golf wins Memphis Intercollegiate, Dustin Korte wins medalist honors

 

Austin Peay State University GovernorsMemphis, TN – With the “Big Three” leading the way, Austin Peay State University men’s golf team may have captured the program’s most prestigious regular-season tournament in decades.

Austin Peay Men's Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay Men’s Golf. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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